Easy Beef Fajitas

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Easy Beef Fajitas

Tender strips of beef, marinated in a medley of spices, seared to perfection alongside colorful bell peppers and onions. The tantalizing aroma fills your kitchen as the sizzling beef and veggies mingle, creating a symphony of tastes that's as satisfying as it is vibrant. When nestled into a soft tortilla and topped with guacamole, salsa, and a dollop of sour cream, each bite becomes a fiesta for your taste buds.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Marinating 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 1 minute
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4
Calories 237 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 each limes juice of
  • 1 small onion thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon cumin ground
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • to taste fresh black pepper ground
  • ¾ lb. top round steak thinly sliced
  • ½ each green or red bell pepper thinly sliced
  • 4 each tortillas flour
  • ½ cup Monterey Jack or cheddar cheese shredded
  • Salsa optional
  • Sour cream optional
  • chopped tomatoes optional

Instructions
 

  • Combine lime juice, 1 tablespoon olive oil, cumin, salt, garlic, red pepper and black pepper in a glass bowl. Add beef and allow to stand, at room temperature, 30 minutes. Set skillet temperature to 350° F. Add remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil, onion and green/red bell pepper and stir gently. Cover and cook 1 to 2 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Remove vegetables and keep warm. Drain meat, discard marinade and place meat in skillet. Saute meat 7 to 9 minutes or until done. Meanwhile, wrap tortillas in aluminum foil and heat in 350° oven for 5 minutes. To assemble, spoon about 1/4 of meat and vegetables into center of each warmed tortilla. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons cheese. Roll tortilla and place on serving plate. Garnish, as desired, with guacamole, salsa, sour cream and/or chopped tomatoes.

Nutrition Disclaimer

Paulson Pursuits is not a dietician or nutritionist, and any nutritional information shared is an estimate. If calorie count and other nutritional values are important to you, we recommend running the ingredients through whichever online nutritional calculator you prefer. Calories can vary quite a bit depending on which brands were used.

Nutrition

Calories: 237kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 24gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 64mgSodium: 294mgPotassium: 365mgFiber: 0.4gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 131IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 134mgIron: 2mg
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